Stock Exchange release December 21, 2005 10:17:19 AM CET

Fidelity Management Research Corporation's holdings in Metso to 5.03 percent

 
Metso Corporation has been informed about an increase in the holding of Fidelity Management Research Corporation and its subsidiaries of the paid up share capital of Metso Corporation. On December 19, 2005, Fidelity Management Research Corporation and its subsidiaries owned a total of 7,123,900 Metso shares, which corresponds to 5.03 percent of the paid up share capital and voting rights of Metso Corporation. On the basis of the  previous announcement, their holding was 4.97 percent on December 12, 2005.
 
According to the announcement of Fidelity Management Research Corporation, their holdings on December 19, 2005 were as follows: